Soccer team wins first game, blanks Saskatchewan

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Newfoundland and Labrador's boys' soccer side won its opening match Tuesday the Canada Summer Games, registering a 2-0 win over Saskatchewan at Bishop's University.
Josh Hanrahan and Ryan Dawe scored and Thomas Pieroway stood tall in net for the shutout.

The boys play Alberta today.


A busy day at the University of Sherbrooke stadium saw a number of Newfoundland athletes advance to the B finals in their events.

Moving on to race on Friday are 200-metre sprinters Daniel Kelloway and female Darcy Buckingham and William Forsey in the 800m.

The men's 4x400m relay team of Thomas Faour, Forsey, Dominic Loro, and Gerard Power, and the women's crew of Buckingham, Allison Coleman, Melissa Hardy, Victoria Healey will also race Friday.

In Special Olympics events, Christopher Dugas won his heat and will race in the A final on Friday, while Josh Mutrey (200m), and Floressa Harris (200m) qualified for the B final.

Some track and field results were not available before the Telegram's press deadline due to heavy rain in Sherbrooke.


Marty Whelan turned in the province's best performance in the individual event, finishing in ninth place overall. Teammates Nathan Wilson and Peter Gregory were 18th and 24th respectively.

In the girls' competition, Rebecca O'Leary placed 25th, Emily McIlroy was 27th and Olivia Smith finished 28th.

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Both the province's teams picked up wins over New Brunswick on Tuesday. The male tandem of Tyler Rowsell and Mike Morris won 2-0 (22-20, 21-5) and the female duo of Hanna Boone and Jill Byrne won 2-1 (21-14, 8-21, 15-9).

The boys face Quebec and Alberta today, while the girls take on Alberta and Nova Scotia.

Geographic location: Alberta, Saskatchewan, Sherbrooke stadium Newfoundland New Brunswick Quebec Nova Scotia

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